South Orange County Community College District promotes Gary Poertner to chancellor
Orange County Register
October 27, 2010
Gary Poertner, the South Orange County Community College District deputy chancellor for administrative and business services, has been appointed chancellor for the district.
Poertner, voted in Monday night by the district board of trustees, will oversee some 43,000 students at Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College and the district's newest campus, the Advanced Technology and Education Park in Tustin. The district has 2,600 employees and a $446 million budget.
Poertner brings more than 40 years of experience to the job having been an administrator at campuses such as College of the Redwoods and El Camino College, and at the Shasta Union High School District, according to a news release.